Malcolm "Ward" Scroggin


Malcolm "Ward" Scroggin


Malcolm "Ward" Scroggin of Sheridan, Wyo., died Nov. 6, 2005, in Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 55.

Scroggin was born July 11, 1950, in Bingham Canyon, Utah, to Shirl K. and Isabell (Rose) Scroggin.

Scroggin grew up and attended schools in Bingham Canyon and Sandy, Utah. Scroggin was the last crossing guard at Bingham Central School. He graduated from Jordan High School in Sandy in 1968. Scroggin then attended the University of Utah, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1973, and he received his Master of Science degree in 1976. He started working for Kennecott Energy in 1974 while he was in college, and was a Human Resource Manager, retiring from Kennecott after 31 years of service. He had a full and successful career in the Human Resource field. Scroggin moved to Sheridan, Wyo., in 1998. He married Noreen St. Martin Aug. 1, 1998, in Manila, Utah. He was an Eagle Scout, enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, trap shooting, and bike riding. He was kind and generous to everyone he met, and especially enjoyed spending time with his wife, family and friends.

Scroggin is survived by his wife, Noreen, of Sheridan; four sons, John St. Martin of Denver, Travis Scroggin of Herriman, Utah, Michael (Amanda) St. Martin of Craig, and Daniel Scroggin of West Jordan; daughter, Shannon St. Martin of Sheridan; mother, Isabell Scroggin of Sandy; brothers Kevin (Jean) Scroggin of Midland, Mich., and Ted (Barb) Scroggin of Evanston; grandson, Holden St. Martin; granddaughter, Isabell St. Martin; niece, Anissa; nephew, Trey; as well as other loving nieces and nephews.

Scroggin was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at the Goff Mortuary in Midvale, Utah. A Celebration of Life for Scroggin will be 2 p.m. in the Goff Mortuary Chapel in Midvale. Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, in the Craig Cemetery in Craig. Local arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

Memorials in memory of Scroggin may be made to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, P.O. Box 161150, Austin, TX 78716.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.